Plant Organismal Biology - Assistant Professor or higher rank position

$78,000 - $130,000 yearly
  • Florida International University, Biological Sciences Department
  • Florida International University College of Arts, Sciences & Education, Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL, USA
  • Sep 11, 2019
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

The Department of Biological Science at Florida International University ( is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor or higher rank position in Plant Organismal Biology. Scientists working on all aspects of plant sciences will be considered, especially plant functional biology, morphology and anatomy, and plant ecophysiology. To maximize opportunity and experience for our diverse student population, we value and seek diversity in applicants for this position. The successful candidate will be expected to have a solid publication record, bring and maintain an active externally-funded research program, supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program, as well as teach undergraduate courses in their area of expertise and the general plant sciences curriculum. Successful candidates could also become affiliated with several preeminent research institutes and centers relevant to tropical plant biology, including the International Center for Tropical Botany (, the Institute of Water and Environment (, and the Southeast Environmental Research Center (

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The minimum requirements are a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution, a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and service, and active academic research with transferable funding. 

Application Details

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 519349 at and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research philosophy as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. 

To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by October 10, 2019.  Review will continue until position is filled.

Please direct inquiries about this search to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Chris Baraloto (


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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled